In a 1985 auction catalogue, four 1850s studies of Jerusalem were offered. Salt prints from waxed-paper negatives, they were monogrammed in the negative “T.W.,” the W contained within a barbed circle. Nothing else is presently known of this photographer, but the distinctive monogram may some day be identified.
Roger Taylor & Larry J. Schaaf Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840-1860 (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2007)
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Date last updated: 4 Nov 2012.
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